photo by caleb carr

photo by caleb carr

benefit event

featuring The Arturo O'Farrill Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday, August 1 from 6-9pm
Private Location available upon ticket purchase

 Join The Arturo O'Farrill Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestras for a night of Afro Latin Jazz, and support The Yard! There will be a buffet dinner, dessert, libations, and a sunset to remember.

ARTURO O’FARRILL, pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. His debut album with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Una Noche Inolvidable, earned a first GRAMMY Award nomination in 2006. His next album Song for Chico, earned a GRAMMY Award for Best Latin Jazz Album in 2009. The 2015 release of The Offense of the Drum was yet another Grammy Award winner. Arturo was, in addition, the winner of the Latin Jazz USA Outstanding Achievement Award, and a Cubadisco Award for The Offense of the Drum in 2015. His newest album release (August 21, 2015) is Cuba: The Conversation Continues on the Motéma label. This album’s Afro Latin Jazz Suite was awarded the 2016 GRAMMY award for Best Instrumental Composition.